Dealing with flaky, dehydrated lips? Join the club. If winter or changing seasonal temperatures have your pout feeling more painful than plump ‘n’ juicy, read on. Below, we’ve compiled your ultimate guide to the best lips balms, masks and overnight treatments for hydrated, happy smoochers.
And with that, we say MWAH! You can thank us later.
The best lip balms fordry, chapped lips
With lanolin, coconut oil and vitamin E, this ultra-hydrating lip treatment doesn’t muck around when it comes to nixing dry lips. Plus, it smells absolutely delicious.
Shop now: Lanostick Coconutter Lip Balm, $19
Looking for a lip balm with SPF? This is one of the best. Available in a variety of shades, you’ll find the perfect match for your makeup wardrobe.
Shop now: Ultra Violette Sheen Screen SPF50 Lip Balm, $25
Yet to try a balm from Burt’s Bees? Get on it! At just $6.95 this cheap and cheerful buy couldn’t be better value for money. It’s formulated with 100% natural vanilla and is an all-time fave in the Women’s Health Australia office.
Shop now: Burt’s Bees Lip Balm Tube – Vanilla Bean, $6.95
Rich in natural oils (including castor, olive fruit and macadamia), this luxe-feeling lip mask is a treat for dry, chapped lips.
Shop now: Aceology Overnight Lip Mask, $19
Bursting with juicy fruit-derived oils, this nourishing balm smells good enough to eat (but don’t). It’s sulphate-free and packed with antioxidants to care for your lips while hydrating.
Shop now: Sugar Mango Hydrating Lip Balm (Limited Edition), $25
Korean-born Laneige are the experts when it comes to hydration. This overnight lip mask with shea butter is a must if you’re dealing with dryness.
Shop now: Laneige Lip Glowy Balm, $23
From K-beauty favourite, Innisfree, comes this bestselling lip balm with green tea extract and castor seed oil. At just $12, it’s easy on the wallet too.
Shop now: Innisfree Green Tea Lip Balm, $12
Like a lil tint with your balm? Meet your new bestie: MAC Glow Play Lip Balm. Dosed with shea butter plus mango and jojoba seed oils, it’s perfect for smoothing rough, dry lips.
Shop now: MAC Glow Play Lip Balm, $32
Weleda’s iconic Skin Food moisturiser may boast an impressive fan following but we’d be willing to bet there’d be as many lovers of this Skin Food-inspired lip balm, too. With sunflower oil and lanolin, it’s both healing and hydrating.
Shop now: Weleda Skin Food Lip Balm, $12.95
While it might be on the splurgier side, no ‘best lip balms for dry and chapped lips’ roundup would be complete without this cult fave from Dior. Providing 24 hours’ worth of hydration, it’s perfect to wear alone or under lipstick.
Shop now: Dior Addict Lip Glow Lip Balm, $60
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